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  1. I have the 3” WC in 10mm. I love it, carry it,...

    I have the 3” WC in 10mm. I love it, carry it, shoot it often.
    BUT, I have a 6” Security Six I’ve basically owned since I was in your friends shoes. I’d suggest he buy a 4”-6” .357 and shoot...
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    Put me in the satisfied Ruger owner category. My...

    Put me in the satisfied Ruger owner category. My 9mm LW Commander size and 10mm 5” guns both got front night sights from Novak’s, heavier recoil springs, and different grips. They’re both reliable...
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    I shot in ye olde IPSC with a Security Six then...

    I shot in ye olde IPSC with a Security Six then went thru the Academy in 1983 with a 1911 when almost everyone else was carrying a wheelgun. Got a deal on a 4” M-29 and carried that because I was in...
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    Amazing what you guys in some locations go thru...

    Amazing what you guys in some locations go thru to get something you earned with your years of service.

    I was the senior instructor until I retired. Now I call the new senior guy and find out...
  5. The linked article highlights the difference in...

    The linked article highlights the difference in being a citizen vs being a subject. Going along with the theme of “Sporting Use” Canadians could simply rent a government owned pistol uniformly...
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    FWIW, I usually go to DSG for Magpul stuff. Great...

    FWIW, I usually go to DSG for Magpul stuff. Great people to work with, they helped me a lot when I was buying for the department.

    https://dsgarms.com/rifle-accessories-mag522-blk
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    Is there a story behind that cover?

    Is there a story behind that cover?
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    Where’s the fun in worrying what the attorneys...

    Where’s the fun in worrying what the attorneys are going to try and delude a jury into thinking?

    I’m still looking for someone who has LAW folders in stock...
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    IMHO “30 to 80 FT/lbs” is not a specification,...

    IMHO “30 to 80 FT/lbs” is not a specification, it’s a range. My mother can apply 10 FT/lbs bare handed. Those guns were assembled just before lunch or quitting time and then shipped before the guy...
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    I use RCBS for 90% of my dies. FWIW the .300BLk...

    I use RCBS for 90% of my dies. FWIW the .300BLk and 9,3x62 dies both work well for converting 5.56 and 30-06 to odd cartridges.
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    I appreciate everyone’s input here. I started...

    I appreciate everyone’s input here. I started carrying a revolver but 35 years in semiauto centric LEO culture hadn’t left time to keep up with revolver tech.

    I’m surprised that wadcutters are...
  12. For a large percentage of production guns...

    For a large percentage of production guns injected polymer is a way to make a serviceable stock with a lot less hand labor and cost. A nice wood stock is both warm to the touch and beautiful to...
  13. Thread: BCG discussion

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    I used a Toolcraft BCG in a 20” rifle I put...

    I used a Toolcraft BCG in a 20” rifle I put together and after 5-600 rounds it’s been flawless. No obvious wear or tear, the staking looks good, marked as “MPI”. It has the black O ring and post...
  14. Thread: Bites

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    Went to a Domestic call one night, guy is buck...

    Went to a Domestic call one night, guy is buck nekkid with a young lady when his estranged wife broke in and tried to assault the new object of his attentions. While he was trying to put pants on and...
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    .300Blk is like a goat for reloading, it will...

    .300Blk is like a goat for reloading, it will digest a lot of stuff off your reloading shelf.

    I’ve got the Harbor Freight cutoff saw and guide a gent was selling over at the Blackout forum, I’ve...
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    IMHO, AR15 rifles are a learning experience. ...

    IMHO, AR15 rifles are a learning experience. Kind of like holsters, just more expensive. We all end up with a box o’ bad decisions. If you can sell off your bad decisions then you’re ahead,...
  17. I’ve owned a basket full of 1911 style guns over...

    I’ve owned a basket full of 1911 style guns over the years. In 40 years of carrying one I never had an issue with the grip safety. The newer styles with the bump are apparently an upgrade to...
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    I don’t think I’ve seen him go all giggly and...

    I don’t think I’ve seen him go all giggly and drop an “eF! It!” during a review. I just wish he didn’t keep calling it a “carbine”.

    The only way the takedown feature makes sense is to leave a...
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    As of this moment I’m leaning toward the 407...

    As of this moment I’m leaning toward the 407 however I believe the COVID19 craziness will probably put the kaibosh on a lot of Chinese products for a while. It may be some time before we see them.
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    125gr SST over a book max load of W296 from a 16”...

    125gr SST over a book max load of W296 from a 16” barrel. The deer was 70 yards away and stepped forward just as I fired. Hit front left leg passed thru and entered chest leaving a entry hole big...
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    Winchester began offering a 150gr “Deer” load a...

    Winchester began offering a 150gr “Deer” load a couple years ago. I haven’t seen any reports on how well it performs.

    https://winchester.com/Products/Ammunition/Rifle/Deer-Season-XP/X300BLKDS
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    If I had a .44 Special I’d probably load 240gr...

    If I had a .44 Special I’d probably load 240gr SWC Lyman 429421 bullets over Unique or 2400, old school:

    http://www.sixguns.com/tests/tt44spec.htm

    Which is kind of what I use for medium target...
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    Surprisingly Speer has them in stock. Pricey but...

    Surprisingly Speer has them in stock. Pricey but you’re probably not going to plink with them.

    https://www.speer.com/bullets/handgun_bullets/gold_dot_personal_protection/19-4427.html
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    Ok, I’ll play: 52078 Commander size pistol...

    Ok, I’ll play:

    52078

    Commander size pistol for scale, I didn’t have a banana.

    Varusteleka Skrama. This thing came out of the box scary sharp, lops 1” thick Autumn Olive branches off...
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    I thought the moonclip tool was pretty neat....

    I thought the moonclip tool was pretty neat.
    Then got to the handwritten affidavit on the paper wars page.
    Nope
    Nope
    Nope...
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